Elisabeth Wiesbauer – violin

Elisabeth Wiesbauer was born in Upper Austria. She studied with Jussuf Karajev at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. After a brief period studying composition, she specialized in the field of historically informed performance practice and studied Baroque violin for concert performance with Ulli Engel at today’s MUK (Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna). Master’s degree with distinction in 2008. Master classes with Gottfried van der Goltz, John Holloway, Gunar Letzbor, and Erich Höbarth. During her many years of cooperation with Michi Gaigg, she gained valuable inspiration in the fields of interpretation and sound design.

Elisabeth is the section leader and second concertmaster of the orchestras Barucco and Capella Leopoldina Graz, and the guest section leader of the Wiener Akademie orchestra led by Martin Haselböck. Since 2009 she has been a regular member of the L’Orfeo Barockorchester.

As a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra member, Elisabeth also performs with numerous other ensembles at prestigious festivals and in well-known concert series (Barocksolisten München, Accentus Austria, Concerto Stella Matutina, Piccolo Concerto Wien, Open CHAMBER Berlin, and as a guest with the orchestras Concentus Musicus under Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concerto Köln, and Les Passions de l’Âme Bern). Numerous CD and radio recordings.

She taught violin at the Freie Musikschule Wien from 2006 to 2017. Since March 2018 she has held a professorship in Baroque violin at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz.